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by gttool
Fri, 08 Oct 2010, 12:57
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Contactors - GIGAVAC
Replies: 12
Views: 2310

Contactors - GIGAVAC

I I have a contactor mounted on fire wall and it doesn't turn off half the time it is brand new so must have aninternal problem
When it turns off you get a clunk or a click if it not ???
It is a 600a one
Geoff
by gttool
Fri, 08 Oct 2010, 00:47
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: Sydney Field Day
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Sydney Field Day

will bring the vw, cart and bike if can fit them all in on saturday
by gttool
Fri, 08 Oct 2010, 00:38
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Contactors - GIGAVAC
Replies: 12
Views: 2310

Contactors - GIGAVAC

Can these contactors be mounted in any plane?
by gttool
Tue, 11 May 2010, 01:45
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: Tuesday 11/05/10 Terry Hills Tavern
Replies: 4
Views: 941

Tuesday 11/05/10 Terry Hills Tavern

ill be there too
by gttool
Tue, 13 Apr 2010, 01:44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Grid Connect PV systems
Replies: 104
Views: 17991

Grid Connect PV systems

paid for my panels today installed on the weekend hopfully ended up with 70 Kaneka panels 60w and 2 2500 SMA inverters 4.2kw 70sqm of panel fits verrry well on one side of the carport, just hope i dont need to get to one in the middle 10 wide 7 high
by gttool
Sun, 04 Apr 2010, 02:59
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: TheConverteds Alfa Romeo GTeV Project
Replies: 17
Views: 3537

TheConverteds Alfa Romeo GTeV Project

never have seen how the engine tailshaft connects on the alfas now i know, shouldnt be to much trouble. if you remove the rubber dounut fron the tail shaft you can the fit a uni/sliding yoke from a another vehicle 4wd should be able to machine the tube of the sliding yoke to possible fit on the moto...
by gttool
Sat, 13 Mar 2010, 21:33
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Grid Connect PV systems
Replies: 104
Views: 17991

Grid Connect PV systems

I think i will end up with Kaneka cells due to their heat tolerance ,64 of them close to 50sqm and a Sb3800


by gttool
Thu, 25 Feb 2010, 01:13
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Grid Connect PV systems
Replies: 104
Views: 17991

Grid Connect PV systems

Thanks for the responses, after some discussion would like to go with a SMA 4000TL if i can get one and possibly Kaneka panels i have 72sqm to fit them on Was going to partly finance them through the green loans program, now it is in a bit of trouble had an assesment 3 weeks ago but has taken up to ...
by gttool
Mon, 22 Feb 2010, 01:29
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Grid Connect PV systems
Replies: 104
Views: 17991

Grid Connect PV systems

Hi Everyone, In the market for a pv grid connect system does anyone have anything good or bad to say about different panels or inverters ? Are peoples systems producing the output that you expected ? Will most probably get a 2kw CMS system but would hopefully end up with 4kw that would supply enough...
by gttool
Mon, 04 Jan 2010, 22:30
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: Tuesday 05/01/10 Food and Drink at Terry Hills
Replies: 13
Views: 2111

Tuesday 05/01/10 Food and Drink at Terry Hills

anyone for gocart rides if it doesnt look like its going to be wet i will bring it along

Geoff
by gttool
Mon, 04 Jan 2010, 22:21
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: AC Lithium Merc
Replies: 18
Views: 3348

AC Lithium Merc

Looking good Lester,
was a tight fit with that box looks very neat
how did you go with that one drive shaft?
Geoff
by gttool
Fri, 22 May 2009, 02:48
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 2 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 309
Views: 49800

2 Speed Gearbox

Running a cluch center reduces the harshness of on/off throttle due to the inertia of the motor ?
by gttool
Fri, 22 May 2009, 02:03
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 2 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 309
Views: 49800

2 Speed Gearbox

I am willing to do some development and mods to do an auto box If someone wants to try it I beleve that the roughness of changes could be reduced by reducing the line pressure to the clutches ?? with the pump either add an accumulator to store pressure whilst the vehicle is stationary? or an externa...
by gttool
Sun, 17 May 2009, 00:22
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 2 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 309
Views: 49800

2 Speed Gearbox

The mgb would use the same unit

Forgot to say they are worth around the $1000.00 mark for a unreconditioned unit they are a planetary drive with a cone clutch
by gttool
Sat, 16 May 2009, 00:17
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 2 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 309
Views: 49800

2 Speed Gearbox

Have you ever looked at the electric over drives from early volvos triumphs was shown one only the other day quite compact and have a flange mount which would be very easy to adapt to the rear of a motor
geoff
by gttool
Sat, 02 May 2009, 20:49
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: food chat and gocart ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1331

food chat and gocart ?

Just seeing who is going to Terry Hills on tuesday, the cart is charged after an outing during the week do you all want me to bring it ??
Geoff
by gttool
Tue, 07 Apr 2009, 14:45
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: low cost adaptor plates
Replies: 11
Views: 2638

low cost adaptor plates

Coulomb,
I Belive I have the bellhousing dimensions for the mx5 I think they are the same for the fwd as rearwheel drive B series engines ??
Geoff
by gttool
Tue, 07 Apr 2009, 03:05
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: low cost adaptor plates
Replies: 11
Views: 2638

low cost adaptor plates

good to see its going peter was going to give you a ring anyday soon to find out how it was going congratulations

Geoff
by gttool
Sun, 05 Apr 2009, 15:46
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: low cost adaptor plates
Replies: 11
Views: 2638

low cost adaptor plates

IF you want to send it to me I will check it against a drawing that i plotted off a machine
is it a 3,4 cyl gearbox ?

geoff
gttooling@ virginbroadband.com.au
by gttool
Wed, 01 Apr 2009, 22:27
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 2 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 309
Views: 49800

2 Speed Gearbox

Yes I have looked at building a 2 speed gearbox for when i do the bike conversion looked at using both a planetary configuration or coventional gear train for the bike i was going to use a cone clutch possibly ,on the bike as an example using the clutch lever as a gear change it would be normally in...
by gttool
Sat, 21 Feb 2009, 19:31
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Proton Satria (Kim Ryan)
Replies: 21
Views: 5107

Proton Satria (Kim Ryan)

whats the radiator waterpump from ????
by gttool
Thu, 19 Feb 2009, 17:44
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Direct Drive: Mechanical issues
Replies: 48
Views: 8127

Direct Drive: Mechanical issues

have a look on most 4wds they have a slip Joint on the front
by gttool
Thu, 19 Feb 2009, 05:11
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Direct Drive: Mechanical issues
Replies: 48
Views: 8127

Direct Drive: Mechanical issues

that would work , you would need to be careful when you weld the output shaft actually when i think about it you may have trouble with the coupling as you shouldnt use rubber in the oil may need to make a splined coupling which would mostprobably starting to get a little to expensive why dont you us...
by gttool
Thu, 19 Feb 2009, 03:01
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Proton Satria (Kim Ryan)
Replies: 21
Views: 5107

Proton Satria (Kim Ryan)

Good to hear that your cars up and running,
Talked to you before christmas about your spare controller which andrew bought
Have made water cooling plates for the curtis controllers if you want some info ask
Geoff
by gttool
Tue, 03 Feb 2009, 00:22
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: 03/02/2009 - Sydney Branch meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 1468

03/02/2009 - Sydney Branch meeting

see you there early for dinner,
cart after the meeting if anyone wants the feel the power of dc !!!